Earlier this year I'm sure I read that the Rise Festival was to be reinstated. Today was to be the date. I've seen and heard nothing at all and clearly it isn't today. Did i just get the wrong end of a stick or is some version of Rise still alive?
There are now flyers posted around the park stating that Uprise will be taking place October 3rd, yet the website/twitter/myspace/facebook pages mention nothing about the new date or lineup.
Uprise, this weekend.
And a website:
True, but Rise had a budget of over half a million quid, whereas this one is being done for ten quid and six bags of haribo starmix.
Normally there are bits of the park still open for dogs. Even RATM didn't close the whole park.
I wonder how much Uprise will be affected by the tube strike on Sunday
I turned up after the rain stopped. Looked like there was only a few hundred people there. Some good tunes though. Slightly pony though - the drinks choice was Carlsberg or Strongbow from a can...
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